GET THE LOOK
EASY TOP KNOT
Be party-ready in no time and follow our easy step-by-step guide to create a simple top knot.
Mist hair with the ghd bodyguard - heat protect spray and part down the centre. Curl in sections, placing the ghd platinum+ SMART styler into the hair pointing downwards and turning to curl away from the face. Smooth into soft waves with the ghd paddle brush, then brush up into a high looped pony on each side. Cross the loops and pin into place, securing any loose ends around the base of the bun. Finish with the ghd perfect ending - final fix hairspray to hold your style perfectly in place through those wild festive celebrations.
Create an effortless festive updo with the ghd platinum+ styler.
STEP BY STEPS
PREP & PART THE HAIR
Mist hair with the ghd bodyguard - heat protect spray and part down the middle.
SECTION OFF ABOVE THE EAR
Separate a small section of hair ready to style.
PLACE THE GHD PLATINUM+ STYLER INTO THE HAIR AT AN ANGLE
Place the ghd platinum+ hair straightener vertically into the hair, pointing downwards.
ROTATE THE STYLER ONE FULL TURN
Turn the styler one full rotation in the hair and glide straight down from root to tip.
CONTINUE THIS TECHNIQUE
Continue this technique, always curling away from the face.
SWAP HANDS & REPEAT TO STYLE THE OPPOSITE SIDE OF THE HAIR
Swap hands and repeat the same technique on the opposite side of your hair, again always curling away from your face.
APPLY GHD PERFECT ENDING - FINAL FIX HAIRSPRAY
Mist ghd perfect ending - final fix hairspray onto the ghd paddle brush.
BRUSH THROUGH THE HAIR TO DRESS
Dress out the curls with the ghd paddle brush to form glossy waves.
BRUSH HAIR UP INTO A HALF LOOP HIGH PONY
Brush the hair into high pony on one side, securing with an elastic into a loose half loop.
REPEAT ON THE OPPOSITE SIDE
Repeat to create another half loop pony on the opposite side.
CROSS THE LOOPS TO CREATE A BUN
Cross the loop ponytails to form a bun and pin into place.
WRAP THE LOOSE ENDS
Wrap any loose ends around the base of the bun and pin to secure.
FINISH WITH GHD PERFECT ENDING - FINAL FIX HAIRSPRAY
Mist ghd perfect ending - final fix hairspray over the hair to complete the look.